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Class Information
Number: 463/58
Name: Amusement devices: games > Propelled racing
Description: Subject matter including an object to be placed in motion, and means, other than that directly provided by a human or animal, to apply mechanical force to the object to place it in motion over or through a predetermined distance or defined course in a competition of speed (i.e., a race), wherein the outcome of the race is determined by which one of a plurality of concurrently propelled objects takes the least amount of time to complete, or is first to complete, the distance or course.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
463/62 Electrically self-propelled object 49
463/69 Gravity propelled object 22
463/59 Having contest condition indicator (e.g., lap counter, timer, start indicator, etc.) 59
463/61 Magnetically propelled object 24
463/65 Object propelled along reciprocating or vibrating surface 6
463/68 Object propelled by endless loop 16
463/64 Object propelled by impact, projection, or reaction force (e.g., spring, fluid jet, wind, etc.) 30
463/67 Object propelled by rotatable arm or disk 8
463/66 Object pulled by reelable cord 6

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8632376 Robotic game systems and methods Jan. 21, 2014
8393971 Robotic game systems and methods Mar. 12, 2013
8353749 Vehicle tracking system, method and game Jan. 15, 2013
8337274 Motor booster for toy vehicle Dec. 25, 2012
8292746 Game system and server Oct. 23, 2012
8145448 System and process for charting and displaying the time and position of contestants in a race Mar. 27, 2012
8128454 Toy for rotating and launching an object Mar. 6, 2012
7766720 Play set for toy vehicles Aug. 3, 2010
7677569 Stock car racing card game Mar. 16, 2010
7657358 Entertainment system including a vehicle with a simulation mode Feb. 2, 2010
7645191 Systems and methods for handicapping a horse race Jan. 12, 2010
7601068 Car racing system Oct. 13, 2009
7594843 Toy having an electronic interactive device that is responsive to a rotated and launched object Sep. 29, 2009
7402106 Computer controlled car racing game Jul. 22, 2008
7351138 Systems and methods for simulating game state changes responsive to an interrupt condition Apr. 1, 2008
6872140 Racing game machine Mar. 29, 2005
6872141 Crawler driving device and game device Mar. 29, 2005
6776686 Controllable car with runway for charging car and displaying state of charge Aug. 17, 2004
6752720 Mobile remote control video gaming system Jun. 22, 2004
6734833 Dynamic illuminated display May. 11, 2004
6715425 Race observation rail system Apr. 6, 2004
6688985 Electrically controlled racing game with information and control center Feb. 10, 2004
6666746 Control system for, and method of, operating toy vehicles Dec. 23, 2003
6491566 Sets of toy robots adapted to act in concert, software and methods of playing with the same Dec. 10, 2002
6309306 Interactive entertainment attraction using telepresence vehicles Oct. 30, 2001
6227967 Prize redemption game apparatus May. 8, 2001
6139398 System for, and method of, minimizing the consumption of battery energy in a toy vehicle Oct. 31, 2000
5989120 Electronic counting apparatus for a child's game and method therefor Nov. 23, 1999
5976019 Running simulation apparatus Nov. 2, 1999
5800263 Game machine Sep. 1, 1998
5683298 Tiered obstacle course system for remotely controlled vehicles Nov. 4, 1997
5676586 Model car race track Oct. 14, 1997
5573243 Water driven rotating figurine amusement games Nov. 12, 1996
5566939 Chemically reactive racing game Oct. 22, 1996
5566950 Urinal arcade game Oct. 22, 1996
5316301 String race game May. 31, 1994
5265889 Drive game apparatus Nov. 30, 1993
4880235 Simulated animal racing track apparatus Nov. 14, 1989
4781377 Hybrid sporting event and game show Nov. 1, 1988
4715602 Racing game apparatus Dec. 29, 1987
4661080 Toy racing set with exploding raceway Apr. 28, 1987
4373293 Toy racing game Feb. 15, 1983
4212459 Racing game Jul. 15, 1980
4151679 Toy mobile objects and track therefor May. 1, 1979
4043556 Wheel rolling game Aug. 23, 1977
4043557 Apparatus and method involving the chance selection of sound recorded race results Aug. 23, 1977
3935667 Amusement device Feb. 3, 1976

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